Nurse Practitioner II - Head & Neck Surgery
Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Union City
Posted on: June 17, 2022
The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for the assessment of
selected patients in the designated service. The NP performs
physical examinations, confers with patients in person and by
phone/electronically, collaborates with others in the department to
assure smooth flow of patient care consistent with established
quality indicators and participates in the overall coordination of
patient care. The NP reports to the Chief of the designated service
and to the Department Manager.
- Practices under the standard procedure established for the NP
role consistent with Kaiser Permanente policy and in accordance
with requirement set forth by the California Board of Registered
Conducts age appropriate assessments of patients, including history
taking and physical examination consistent with department
Performs assessment/data collection in an on-going systematic
manner, focusing on physiologic, psychosocial, cultural, spiritual
and cognitive status; patient/family education, family involvement
and patient advocacy.
Consults with supervising physician or other clinicians as dictated
by patient need and assessment findings.
Participates with physicians and other clinicians in the department
to assure effective patient care consistent with quality indicators
for patients cared for in the designated service.
Reviews medical record for follow up or ordering of diagnostic
studies under established protocols.
Establishes and maintains communication with other health care
providers and departments to ensure operational efficiency and
effectiveness and to promote consistency and continuity of
Establishes effective working relationships with members of the
health care team, patients, and families. Acknowledges staff rights
and cultural and ethical beliefs.
Delegates appropriately and coordinates duties/activities of health
care team members. Evaluates effectiveness of care given by team
Demonstrates knowledge of and applies safety principles as
identified by the institution. Performs efficiently in emergency
situations following established protocols, remaining calm,
informing appropriate persons, and documenting events.
Demonstrates responsibility and accountability for own professional
practice. Participates regularly in staff development activities
for unit and department personnel. Demonstrates knowledge of legal
issues, including patient confidentiality and risk management in
all aspects of patient care and unit functioning.
Participates in unit and department Performance Improvement
activities. Participates in nursing research activities as
requested. Identifies and solves problems effectively.
Demonstrates a service philosophy in all interactions with
patients, families, and all members of the health care team.
Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers and
telecommunication modalities to document, track and convey
If practicing in a specialty role, fulfills the expectations
established for the particular role.
Perform other related duties as necessary.
Minimum of 6 months experience as a nurse practitioner.
- Masters Degree in Nursing (unless already a Kaiser Permanente
employee who was grandfathered in prior to California Business and
Professions Code requirement in January 1, 2008)License,
- Registered Nurse License (California)
- Nurse Practitioner Certificate (California)
- Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Number (California)
- Nurse Practitioner National Certificate
- Provider Transaction Access Number (Medicare)
- National Provider Identifier
- Basic Life Support
Six (6) months experience as a Nurse Practitioner
- Must meet credentialing requirements established for nurse
practitioners within the Kaiser system (Masters Degree in
- Nursing and National Certification from one of the following
organizations: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners;
- American Credentialing Center; National Certification
Corporation for Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing
- Specialties; National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse
Practitioners and Nurses.)
- Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the
appropriate collective bargaining agreement.Preferred
PrimaryLocation : California,Union City,Union City Medical Offices
HoursPerWeek : 40
Shift : Day
Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
WorkingHoursStart : 08:30 AM
WorkingHoursEnd : 05:00 PM
Job Schedule : Full-time
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : A10-NNU-California Nurse's
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Category : Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners
Department : Union City Medical Offices A - Head and Neck -
Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a
diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation,
national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry,
disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information,
other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or
any other protected status.
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